Clair de Lune Espagnol
English Title: The Man in the MoonClair de Lune Espagnol (The Man in the Moon, Moon-struck Matador) (1909) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- Traditional Animation
- Gaumont Studios
- Directed By Etienne Arnaud.
- Animated By Émil Cohl.
- Originally Released in Mar, 1909 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 4 minutes.
- Black & White
Broken-hearted Pedro leaves a boisterous cafe after a jealous quarrel with his sweetheart and is picked up by a flying machine that takes him to the moon. Pedro and the moon battle, and after Pedro is given a pardon from three stars, he is dropped back to earth... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
"The Man in the Moon (U.S.A.)," "Moon-struck Matador (United Kingdom)," "Spanish Clair de Lune."
Combination animation and live action; silent film. This is the first use of matte photography to combine live action and animation. Pedro is played by a live actor, while animation changes the moon's facial expressions. A hatchet that Pedro tosses... (more)
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